University Department of Professional Studies at the University of Split has started with the implementation of the project “Improvement and implementation of professional practice at the University Department of Professional Studies”, which is co-funded by the EU. Ericsson Nikola Tesla is a project partner in the implementation of this project.
At the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science, University of Zagreb (FPZ), a new joint Traffic and Logistics Data Science Lab was officially opened. Through the Lab Ericsson Nikola Tesla and FPZ will continue their successful long-term cooperation in the field of science and research, development and education. The opening event at the Faculty, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia Davor Božinović, Professor Miljenko Šimpraga, PhD, Vice-rector for Innovations, Technology Transfer and Communications at the Universit of Zagreb, and a team of managers and leading experts in this field from Ericsson Nikola Tesla.
Joint Information System for Land Registry and Cadaster (JIS), a project realized in the cooperation of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Ministry of Justice and State Geodetic Administration, was recognized as a support in creation of e-Croatia, a development of entrepreneurship and securing citizens’ trust into land registry and registries in the recently published first Voluntary National Review (VNR) of the Republic of Croatia. Ericsson Nikola Tesla, as a member of the Croatian Chamber of Economy’s CSR Association, was included in the contribution during the creation of VNR.
With the aim to further digitalize its business and make it more transparent, State Geodetic Administration in cooperation with Ericsson Nikola Tesla developed a new katastar.hr portal which provides insight into various spatial information based on a person’s current location. The portal was officially launched on 11 June 2019 in the State Geodetic Administration by the Public Administration Minister Lovro Kuščević, as a representative of the Prime Minister Andrej Plenković.
A team of students from Split, with the support from Ericsson Nikola Tesla’s experts, achieved excellent results in this year’s Ericsson Innovation Awards competition. They have become one of 15 teams in the semi-finals who have entered top 1 percent of teams against tough international competition of over 2000 teams, including more than 6800 students from 69 countries. This is the second time in the last three years that students from Split achieved success in this competition.
On 15 May 2019, at the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb, a Partnership Agreement related to a three-year ProLog project was signed. The Agreement was signed by the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, the Faculty of Maritime Studies of the University of Rijeka, University North, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Orbico. The project aims to develop the higher education standards of the profession, qualification standards and study programs on the basis of the Croatian Qualifications Framework in transport and logistics. The project is based on resources from the European Social Fund, Operational Programme Efficient Human Resources 2014-2020.
The signing of contracts with four selected contractors in the project “Improvement of energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources at Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.” marked the completion of the first phase of the works. These works will reduce the yearly energy consumption by more than 4.6 million kWh as well as reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 1400 tonnes.